The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 14 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing UNIX 13 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 8.02% 4.55% 5.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.24% 25.00% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 12
Average daily rate
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£435 £500 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 20.99% 18.18% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 29
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £135 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Docklands, London region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Middleware
3 7 (38.89%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) IBM
3 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) BladeLogic
4 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) IIS
5 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
5 5 (27.78%) Solaris
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Unisys
5 5 (27.78%) LINC
5 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) DevOps
6 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) Front Office
6 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (16.67%) VMware
7 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (11.11%) Degree

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) IIS
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) DMVPN
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) HSRP
3 1 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Front Office
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Release Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Build Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Software Configuration Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Software Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Build and Release Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Software Release Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.56%) Equities
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Solaris
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (11.11%) SUSE
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) LINC
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) Korn
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Samba
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
2 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) IBM
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Unisys
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) CA
5 1 (5.56%) Nokia
5 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) Nortel